Portal Site


Users want to access a wide variety of information


Create several sub-sites, one per topic, with one overall home-page

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Use when

The number of topics is limited to 10.


What is the role of the home-page? How to design a home-page? Navigating between portals. Horizontally showing the sub-sites followed by the logo and main sub-site navigation. Usually a 3 column layout. From top to bottom:
1. sub-site navigation
2. logo
3. main navigation and main content
4. right column for contextual or shared stuff
The home-page's main function is to guide people to one of the sub-sites. Use "preview blocks" that show what is going on in the specific sub-sites. Usually the home-page also has a feature article and a list of headlines.


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